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Reasons and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

by John Gary Prostate Cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in males and has proven to develop in men based on age and genetics. Prostate cancer can affect men of different races and age groups and can be a serious health risk, resulting in death if left untreated. Unfortunately, there are…

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Nicocigs Advertisement Banned by ASA

by Jenny Richards Since 2003, the general advertisement of cigarettes has been banned and now electronic cigarettes seem to be suffering the same fate with the recent announcement that e-cigarette brand ‘Nicocigs’ must change and adjust their advertisement accordingly. According to news.uk.msn, the advertisement produced by Nicocigs, which was headlined with the phrase ‘kicks butts’…

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Dental Tips for Tobacco Addicted Teens

Dental Tips for Tobacco Addicted Teens by John Gary We all know that smoking is bad for your health but many people continue to use tobacco products, even teenagers. One of the most affected areas of the body, when it comes to tobacco use, is the mouth area. Oral health risk is very high when…

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Medical Malpractice and Birthing Injuries

by Charity Bailey The type of injury sustained by a child or mother during the labor and delivery process is called a “birth trauma,” or a “birth injury.” Types of Birth Injuries Birth injuries can be mild, such as minor bruises. Injuries can also be severe and include permanent brain damage or death. Marks from forceps…

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Mobile Technology in the Medical Field

by Connor Ewert As we find ourselves in the midst of a healthcare crisis with states divided on Obamacare and Medicaid, the systematic problems of the healthcare sector are becoming more prevalent and more pronounced. A doctor’s time is increasingly scarce, not to mention expensive, and patients aren’t getting the level of care that they…

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The Whos, Whats, Wheres, Whens, Whys, and Hows of Obamacare

by Samantha Greenbaum As Congress reconvenes for its fall 2013 legislative calendar, a budget showdown is looming. This battle is pitting Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio against ultra-conservative members of his own party, the Tea Party Republicans, who want to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare. If…

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Natural Remedies for Sore Muscles

by Samantha Greenbaum Do you suffer from sore muscles? You aren’t alone. About 80 percent of Americans suffer from back pain and other muscle problems. Whether your muscles ache due to overwork or under use, it is important to find relief from muscle pain. The pain will get worse if you fail to treat it.…